NSDI '19 Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)

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Birds-of-a-Feather sessions are very informal gatherings of persons interested in a particular topic. Lead or attend a BoF! Meet with your peers! Present new work! Don't miss these special activities designed to maximize the value of your time at the conference.

Vendor BoFs

Want to demonstrate a new product or discuss your company's latest technologies with NSDI '19 attendees? Host a Vendor BoF! These sponsored one-hour sessions give companies a chance to talk about products and proprietary technology—and they include promotional benefits. Contact the Sponsorship Department if you're interested in sponsoring a Vendor BoF or for more information about sponsorship opportunities.

Scheduling a BoF

It's not too late! To schedule a BoF, simply write the BoF title as well as your name and affiliation on the BoFs board located in the registration area. If you have a description of your BoF you'd like posted on this web page, please schedule your BoF on the BoF board, then send the title, the organizer's name and affiliation, and the date, time, and location of the BoF to bofs@usenix.org with "NSDI '19 BoF" in the subject line.

Monday, February 25
ROOM CAPACITY 7:00 pm–8:00 pm 8:00 pm–9:00 pm 9:00 pm–10:00 pm 10:00 pm–11:00 pm
Jefferson Room 30
Tuesday, February 26
ROOM CAPACITY 7:30 pm–8:30 pm 8:30 pm–9:30 pm 9:30 pm–10:30 pm
Gardner Room A 50 USENIX Women in Advanced Computing (WiAC) BoF Students and Young Professionals Meetup Board Game Night
Republic Ballroom  50 Amazon Vendor BoF: Round Table Discussion Room Not Available Room Not Available
Jefferson Room 30 Intel Vendor BoF: Building the Future Network with Intel    
Constitution Ballroom
(A/V Available)
Wednesday, February 27
ROOM CAPACITY 8:00 pm–9:00 pm 9:00 pm–10:00 pm 10:00 pm–11:00 pm
Constitution Ballroom
(A/V Available)

BoF Descriptions

USENIX Women in Advanced Computing (WiAC BoF)

Tuesday, February 26, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm, Gardner Room A
Let’s talk about women in advanced computing. All registered attendees—of all genders—are welcome to attend this BoF.

Amazon Vendor BoF: Round Table Discussion

Tuesday, February 26, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm, Republic Ballroom
Join Amazon Leaders for a roundtable-style discussion on Hot Topics in the storage field. Get Amazon’s top storage leaders perspective on the industry and how Amazon is continuing to invent and push boundaries. Pizza and beer will be available throughout the event.

Intel Vendor BoF: Building the Future Network with Intel

Tuesday, February 26, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm, Jefferson Room
Network and Computing are converging in the era of edge computing, Intel is at the center of driving the technology innovation. Please come, join and socialize with Intel experts to learn the state of the art networking and system technologies. We will lead you through a broad range of new technologies from silicon innovations with CPU, I/O, Accelerators to Open source software. Software defined infrastructure on Intel platform is accelerating for 5G network, edge service, immersive video, confidential computing. The technology challenge is remained with AI, network analytics, and achieving deterministic performance and low latency. We want to learn your big ideas on addressing the challenges, toward building joint success via technology collaboration and investment.

The future begins now, build your future success with Intel.

Students and Young Professionals Meetup

Tuesday, February 26, 8:30 pm–9:30 pm, Gardner Room A
Come for the refreshments, stay for the opportunity to meet and network with other students and young professionals.

Board Game Night

Tuesday, February 26, 9:30 pm–10:30 pm, Gardner Room A
Join us for some good old-fashioned board games. We’ll have some on hand, but bring your own games, too!